Finn Juhl quotes

  • One shouldn’t despair over the fact that some of the developments one has hoped for were never produced but only became a beginning. Perhaps they will be revived some day in the future if necessary or reasonable, when the time is ripe
    -- Finn Juhl

    #Despair #Development #Facts

  • I have always dreamt of becoming an artist, and I have always pursued that dream. But I’ve had to realize, that I wouldn’t make it as a painter, a sculptor or a musician. I have tried, but only in private
    -- Finn Juhl

    #Dream #Artist #Becoming

  • One cannot create happiness with beautiful objects, but one can spoil quite a lot of happiness with bad ones
    -- Finn Juhl

    #Beautiful #Spoil

  • A chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space, it is a form and a space in itself
    -- Finn Juhl

    #Art #Space #Chairs

  • One shouldn’t despair over the fact that some of the developments one has hoped for were never produced but only became a beginning. Perhaps they will be revived some day in the future if necessary or reasonable, when the time is ripe
    -- Finn Juhl

    #Despair #Development #Facts

  • When they are assailed by despair, young people should let universal concerns into their lives.

  • Never despair. Never surrender.

  • Nihilism is not only despair and negation, but above all the desire to despair and to negate.

  • I don't feel despair because I am able to make the films I want to make, and that gives me hope.

  • A calm despair, without angry convulsions or reproaches directed at heaven, is the essence of wisdom.

  • All true religion, all true morality, all true mysticism have but one object, and that is to act on humanity, collective and individual, in such a manner that it shall correspond efficiently with the great law of development, and co-operate consciously therewith to achieve the end of development.

  • Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.

  • My musical development stopped when Frank Sinatra died.

  • The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.

  • I dared not trust the case on the presumption that the court knows everything. In fact, I argued it on the presumption that the court didn't know anything.